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Monastics First and Foremost

Have you ever wondered how a Benedictine monastery functions?…
November 13, 2018/by Amanda Motz

What Dad Taught Me

This past June, I attended a course at the Monastic Institute…
November 6, 2018/by Amanda Motz

Prayers on Election Day

As election day approaches, it seems fitting to reflect prayerfully…
October 30, 2018/by Amanda Motz

Important Happenings in the Catholic Church

Two unusually important happenings in the Catholic Church this…
October 23, 2018/by Amanda Motz

The Power of Words

Scripture says, “When Jesus spoke, even demons heard his Word.”

Words…
October 16, 2018/by Amanda Motz

Apprehend God in All Things

Apprehend God in all things, for God is in all things.
Every…
October 9, 2018/by Amanda Motz

Prayer Space

This past summer, I had the opportunity to visit an Indian village…
October 2, 2018/by Amanda Motz

Seeds of Faith

“Why do you not leave the Catholic church?”

At this debilitating…
September 25, 2018/by Amanda Motz

Food for the Journey

During these harvesting months, it’s easy to think about the…
September 18, 2018/by Amanda Motz

We Create the World We Want!

James Bowey, photographer and oral historian for refugees running…
September 11, 2018/by Amanda Motz

Sparking a Flame

One of the sanctuary candles in Sacred Heart Chapel was bathed…
September 4, 2018/by Amanda Motz

A Prism and the God-Light

During the quiet of summer, when the sun shines brightly on everything…
August 28, 2018/by Amanda Motz

Call to Holiness

Our daily breaking news reports often invite despondency! And…
August 21, 2018/by Amanda Motz

Overcoming Obstacles

Pope Francis can’t be beat! Recently, he traveled to Krakow,…
August 14, 2018/by Amanda Motz

It Was A Miracle

Earlier this spring, I was driving to a meeting in St. Cloud.…
August 7, 2018/by Amanda Motz

Love’s Response to Suffering

"There is hunger for ordinary bread, and there is hunger…
July 31, 2018/by Amanda Motz